Hector Lorenzo Martinez Jr.

Above: Martinez, circa 2008


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 12, 2008 from Mesa, Arizona
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: June 21, 1976
  • Age: 32 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'7, 250 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Native American male. Black hair, brown eyes. Martinez has the following tattoos: the words "Brown Pride" on the back of his forearm, the words "Trust No Man" in vertical Chinese script on his neck, three dots near his left eye, and the names "Martinez", "Careago" and Peshlakai" on his chest.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A gray t-shirt and blue jeans.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Martinez was last seen leaving his brother's home in the 500 block of west University Drive and getting on the red line bus in Mesa, Arizona, en route to an unknown destination, on August 12, 2008. He has never been heard from again. It's uncharacteristic of Martinez to leave without warning. He had a volatile relationship with his girlfriend at the time of his disappearance; she allegedly ran over his foot during an argument the day before he vanished. Few details are available in his case.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Mesa Police Department


    Source Information
    Mesa Police Department
    The Arizona Republic


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated May 5, 2016; date of birth added, name and distinguishing characteristics updated.

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